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Dylan Windom - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Dylan Windom

Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Tifton, Ga.
High School Tift County (Ga.)

Fall 2012 (Junior): Appeared in four tournaments in doubles and three in singles… Entered the fall ranked No. 25 in Campbell[apos]s ITA Preseason Women[apos]s Doubles Rankings with senior Monica Pezzotti as her partner… With Pezzotti, earned a berth in the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships[apos] qualifying draw and a No. 2 overall seed in the ITA Regional Championships main draw… Finished the fall with a 4-4 overall doubles record, going 2-3 with Pezzotti and 2-1 with sophomore Maria Belen Ludueña… Took third in the Red Draw of the San Diego State Fall Classic with Ludueña as her doubles partner… Began the season with three consecutive singles wins, defeating Kansas State[apos]s Amina St. Hill, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-3, in the Draw F final at the first KU Invitational… Went 3-4 in fall singles play.

Spring 2012 (Sophomore): Played in all but two dual matches at the No. 1 doubles spot, finishing with an 11-10 record for the spring…Went 6-3 with partner Maria Belen Ludueña before joining Monica Pezzotti before the start of conference play… Went 4-6 with Pezzotti against Big 12 opponents… Notched an 8-2 victory with Pezzotti over No. 34-ranked Texas tandem of Noel Scott and Lina Padegimaite… Also earned a win over opponents from No. 56 Oklahoma State… In singles, competed mostly at the team[apos]s No. 4 position… Finished with an overall 11-10 singles record, 3-6 in Big 12 play…Notched quality wins over opponents from No. 13 Baylor, No. 16 Texas A&M and No. 45 Missouri.

Fall 2011 (Sophomore): Went 2-2 in singles competition and 4-2 with doubles partner Ekaterina Morozova during the fall campaign… Invited with Morozova to compete in the main draw of the 2011 ITA/Riviera Women[apos]s All-American Tennis Championships, making them the first KU athletes selected to the main draw since 1990… Invited to compete in the ITA Regional Tournament, both as a singles competitor and with Morozova… With Morozova, made it to the quarterfinals of the ITA Regionals[apos] main doubles draw, highlighted by a victory over a duo from Big 12 rival Missouri… Dropped her first singles match in the ITA Regionals, losing to Arkansas[apos] Emily Carbone, 7-5, 6-3… Ranked 33rd withMorozova in the Campbell/ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings.

Spring 2011 (Freshman): Finished the season ranked fifth in the Central Region and No. 67 nationally by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association in doubles with partner Ekaterina Morozova… The pair went 15-7 in No. 1 doubles play, including a 6-5 record in Big 12 play and a 2-1 record against nationally-ranked opponents… With Morozova, was named to the All-Big 12 Doubles Team for the spring season… Individually, finished with a team-high 14 singles victories, going 14-7 in singles competition and 8-3 in the Big 12… Named the 2010-11 Most Improved Player and earned the Hardest Worker Award.

Fall 2010 (Freshman): Saw action in all four events during the fall season finishing with a 5-7 singles record and a 6-5 doubles record with partner Paulina Los… Five singles wins tied for second-most on the team… Advanced to the finals of the Gold Draw consolation bracket in the Notre Dame Eck Classic… Teamed with Los to record the second-best doubles record, trailing Victoria Khanevskaya and Kate Goff[apos]s team-high total of seven wins by just one… Recorded at least one doubles win with Los at each four fall events… The duo had their strongest showing at the SDSU Fall Classic, advancing to the final of the Red Flight.

USTA: Was a four-star recruit who finished her junior career ranked as high as No. 28 on the Tennis Recruiting Network[apos]s RPI and was the No. 46 overall recruit in the nation… Competed at the national level throughout prep career on the USTA Junior circuit… Saw the most success on the Southern Bullfrog circuit in Georgia… Went 11-6 against TennisRecruiting.Net[apos]s ranked recruits, including a 4-4 mark against five-star prospects… Advanced to the 1/8 finals in 2009 and 2010 at the USTA Peachtree State Classic and the 1/8 finals in the 2009 Southern Open Championship.

High School: Won three varsity letters at Tift County High School, in Tifton, Ga… Spent her freshman year of high school at the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, S.C… Played under head coach Ivey Vickers at Tift County HS and for BJ Stearns at Smith Stearns… Helped the Blue Devils to three consecutive regional championships from 2008-2010, two class 5-A Final Four appearances and one Elite Eight appearance… Led the Lady Devils in singles in all three seasons… Graduated with honors.

Personal: Born Dylan Jessie Windom in Moultrie, Ga… Parents are John and Jo Windom… Both parents played tennis for Columbus College… Mother was also an All-American at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College where current KU assistant coach German Dalmagro played at… Plans to major in speech therapy.